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  FOX    KTVU Morning News Early Edition    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    September 7, 2010
    5:00 - 6:00am PDT  

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all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> welcome to a brand new day. good morning, it is tuesday, september the 7th. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. labor day was pretty nice. let's say good morning to steve paulson and check on today. >> we do have a little bit of a change diswopping right now and a bigger change later today. temperatures which went up into the 90s yesterday for many, 80s even in the city today they start to take a tumble. we will explain why in five minutes. here is sal. >> on the east shore freeway traffic is moving along well out the macarthur maze, and also good on 880. back to the desk. >> thank you. sal. this morning the u.s. coast guard will resume a search of the waters near tiberon. it is in response to a frantic may day call. last night a woman made a
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distress call on the marin -- [ inaudible ] >> -- some type of emergency but she did not provide any details. it is believed the call came from an area east of the tiberon peninsula. at 6:30 they will send a helicopter over there and we will be there as well. >> it was a violent night in oakland with a rash of shoots at about the same time, just after 10:00 last night. a man was shot at foothill boulevard and 62nd avenue. a woman was shot on 79th avenue and holly street. and a man and a woman were shot at 36th street and west street. now in the shooting on foothill boulevard and 62nd street police say a man was shot in the back. while officers were helping that victim someone drove up to them and reported another shooting. now officers rushed to 79th avenue and holly street. reportedly in that shooting a woman's finger was shot off. she was rushed to highland
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hospital. then just after 10:30 police say a man and a woman were shot as they sat in a car at 36th and west street. both of them needed surgery and are list in critical condition. if you have any information about these shootings contact oakland police. >> in just a few hours police officers and volunteers will return to pittsburgh's keller canyon landfill. they will begin day 5 of the painstaking search for frederick salas. the 35-year-old nursing aid from hercules has been missing for nearly two weeks. investigators fear he may be the 5th victim of last week's deadly rampage. if rain valdemoro is suspected of killing him along with his father and three other people. we are learning more about a homicide in newark. police found his body yesterday morning. investigators have now identified the man killed as 26-
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year-old julius hughes from the brentwood area. investigators say he was a suspect in a homicide in san francisco two years ago but the charges were later dropped. police say hues was attending a big party sunday night that ended in terror foying gunfire. >> there was a series of between five and ten gunshots pow, pow, pow, very rapid fire and then very very angry words and they used an expletive that wasn't a racial expletive you don't want too hear. >> ktvu news obtained this picture of the sunday night pool party on a twitter account. police estimate that as many as 400 people were there. investigators are now interviewing many of those party guests as they search for the man's killer. >> time now 5:03. well the noise created by a bart train can be as loud as a jackhammer. the san francisco chronicle is reporting that several locations on the transit system can have noise levels loud enough to cause hearing damage.
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ktvu's kraig debro is in oakland with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave, a part train just pulled in here. we are here because a lot of people that take the train are headed into san francisco so they know all about the noise. according to this report the levels can get high. high enough to hurt your ears but the fact is they are not sustained long enough to hurt your ears. that is what bart is looking at today. we will talk to a spokesman is just a whole. according to a report in the chronicle there are several places along the tracks where the decibels reach about 100 decibels, that is like a jackhammer as you listen to the bart train in the background speed off that one happens to be going eastbound. take a look at the graphic that we shot, that we made up earlier. we can tell you where it is the worst. according to the bart -- according to the story in the san francisco chronicle the levels along the tracks are worst in the transbay tube and
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the second worst desbell levels are from 24th street to 16th street in the mission in san francisco. and then from aringed disa to rock ridge. acourting to bart's chief spokesperson it on it erson it earned a top rating. >> one man is in jail after a chase and a crash. this happened after police tried to pull him over for speeding. the driver refused to stop and sped down the parkway before crashing on 28th street. >> he ended up running into the median and disabling his car. he fled from the car.
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officers gave foot pursuit of the vehicle and he was taken into custody. >> police say they then found a gun in some nearby bushes. a background check revealed the driver was a parolee and was out on bail for another offense. >> all right. 5:05 is the time right now. as we have been reporting there is a fire along highway 101. we do have a crew there just getting to the scene. sal, what can you tell us about it. it sounds like it is near sir frances drake. >> that's right, it is near sir frances descraik, just over the hill. so as he pulls back you can see that 101 traffic is okay. now the fire is on that hill to the right there. you can kind of see a little bit of a glow of it at the top of our screen or maybe at least a little bit of smoke. the fire crews are on the scene. it is near highway 101 at sir
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frances drake boulevard and the crews appear to be getting the upper hand so we do have a crew, tv crew there on the scene. we will let you know more about this fire. it is just over the hill from san rafael in the area near sir frances drake. traffic is moving okay into san francisco. northbound 280 off to a nice start. here is steve. >> and yesterday temperatures as you know warm to hot for many, 90s inland, 80s near the coast, today everything changes rapidly, a moving very fast front is on the way starting to kick up the wind. fog is starting to fly back, so 60s on the coast today, 70s
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around the bay, 80s inland. wind toward fairfield all turned southwest, the wind direction, 51 to 60. 40 in the mountains, then san diego you find 60s, your system will carve itself out. the leading edge close into northern california, so fog starts to get closer to the coast, sunny, breezy, cooler, highs 60 to 64, the breeze will start to fly in late this afternoon. 60s, 70s coast and bay, 80s inland and temperatures should drop 10 degrees for many. a good pattern wednesday and thursday, a little rebound on friday and saturday. >> all right, thank you, steve. again we are following the breaking news, a fire in san rafael, sal has more on that coming up and we do have a reporter there on the scene getting more information. also something more than baby sounds are coming from crib monitors, what local
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families are saying about erratic activity for many household electronics and while pf and e is being blamed. also millions of reasons to be very thankful. we will tell you why many people spent part of their day on the phone sending money to people they don't even know. >> a small american church is causing an international uproar with its threats to burn the koran on 9/11. i will show you what the top u.s. commander in afghanistan has to say about it's coming up. good morning. traffic is moving well on 880 right now in oakland, we will tell you why traffic should be a lot heavier today coming up. ♪ [ music ]
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welcome back. 11 minutes after 5:00. general david pa trious, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan says more harm could come to u.s. troops if a florida church goes ahead with its plans to burn the koran on saturday on the september 11th anniversary of the attack. alison burns joins us with the church's response. >> reporter: good morning to you, in the latest development the small church seems to be dismissing the appeals of the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. now, this church called the dove world outreach center is planning to burn korans on 9/11. its leaders say they want to draw attention to radical
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islam. overseas general david petraeus and other u.s. officials say it will undermine the mission and even put them in danger. here is some of what we are hearing from both sides. >> we are here to defend the rights of american citizens and not debating their rights but i will tell you their actions will jean pared the safety of the young p men and women. >> if people should lose their life that would be tragic. still i must say that we feel that we must sooner or later stand up to islam and if we don't it is not going to go away. >> reporter: now the question is is it legal for the church to burn the korans? i will keep looking into that and have more in my next update in an hour. live from washington, d.c. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> time now 5:13. several arrests overnight in los angeles during a violent protest. demonstrators confronted police late last night. some throwing bottles and setting trash cans on fire. the protest stemmed from
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sunday's shooting death of a caught maland man who police say was armed with a knife. police fired at him when he would not drop the knife. protesters say police should have used a none lee that will weapon to restrain that suspect. more complaints this morning about pg&e's smart meeters, according to the san jose mercury news dozens of their readers have complained that the smart meeters are interfering with various households appliances. for example, some of the complaints say chordless phones, baby monitors and patio speakers started emitting static after smart meters were installed. the paper says pg&e's response has been that the problem is with those household devices not with the smart smeerters. >> today san francisco supervise crores will vote on whether to add a new stax to alcoholic drinks served in the city. the alcohol cost recovery fee would add three to five cents to a drink.
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the idea is to help the city recoup up to 16 million dollars a year in healthcare costs related to alcohol abuse. alcohol distributers in san francisco restaurants oppose the fee. >> emergency transport and our fire department, for treatment, prevention services, for hospitalization, of people whose lives are really shattered by alcohol. >> pretty soon the customer is going to get feed up and not you know maybe drink k in a hotel room, buy their liquor at a liquor store. >> if approved the new fee would kick in in january but that is only if the bill survives an expected veto by the mayor. >> 5:17. the bay area came through again helping ktvu raise money for the annual labor day jerry lewis mda telethon. our viewers pledged33,780,921.
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the numbers were down from record highs but still a tremendous showing considering many families are struggling with the slow economy and pam, you and i and sal. >> oh, yeah. >> happy to be a part of it as well. >> -- meet to meet -- all the people willing to -- >> -- volunteers -- >> -- following -- >> -- time -- >> -- 311 sal- >> -ktvu -- >> -- you -- >> -- don't see gave up their time and worked real hard. >> exactly -- >> -- kid with the hat that was back -- >> -yeah- >> -frankie- >> -- up there -- >> -- phones -- >> -yeah- >> -- time- >> -- counselors -- >> -yeah -- >> -year -- >> -right- >> -- well of course. let's go out and take a lack pat what we have now, northbound 101 approaching the 80 split, that traffic is
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moving along well into san francisco. no major problems there. we are off to a pretty decent start on a tuesday. this is the day when most people you know, now, i don't know kind of summer is unofficially over now and most schools are back in session, a lot of people are back to work. we are looking for a busy day around 3 bay traffic-wise. one more live picture, northbound 280 up to highway 17. 5:16. here is steve. >> sal, thank you. good morning and changes today. in fact, they are already starting. west wind has kicked in there is a cold front coming down. right there. the fog has come flying back to the coast. already there. starting to move locally inland down to monterrey bill bay and fill in points north. a good maybe 15 degree drop for san francisco from 84 yesterday, only going for the 60s today. that west-southwest wind is there, 80s inland, 70 around the bay, 60s on the coast. 47 oakland-berkeley, same for palo alto. 39 in tahoe, 50s, 60s on the coast. 52 ukia. sacramento 66. sacramento looking for a cool
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down as well. that is why. that system will dig down all the way down to the bay area probably by tomorrow which means our temperatures take a plunge. fog open the coast. no doubt about it westerly breeze so cooler today. 50s to 60s by the beaches. 70s and 80s inland and temperatures will start to slide down today a good 10-20 degrees maybe for some. 60s to 80s. we will continue the theme tomorrow. drop it in then and then start a little rebound thurls, a little warm up but not a big one on friday-saturday. ♪ [ music ] >> well stock markets around the world are reacting to renewed concerns about the health of europe's banks. those reports this morning sent japan's nikae down nearly 1% as investors worry about exports while the yen remains strong. markets in south korea, australia and hong kong were down and right now most europeans markets are trading lower. checking in on wall street following a three day weekend
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the stock futures do indicate a lower opening a as well over concerns over the european banks that fold a god they on friday with the dow jones gaining more than 100, it starts the day at 10,447 but again looks like a lower opening this morning. mark herd has a new job, oracle announced he will become president and report direct he to ceo larry ellison and have a seat on oracle's board of directors, he was forced out after accusations of sexual harassment. >> 5:19. google is talking with music industry leaders and that could lead to competition for apple's itunes, no deals have been signed as yet but sources say google would reportedly open a download store and a digital song locker that would allow mobile users to play songs on their mp3 devices wherever they
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are. it would benefit music labels by giving them bargaining power with apple. this store could be up and running by the holidays. >> we are following developing news right now. crews in marin county are getting the upper hand on a fire along 101 not far from sir frances drake. claudine wong joins us from the scene. we understand there was some concern but the homes open the hillside. >> reporter: that's right. pam. of course they were concerned. there are homes just behind here. take a look. you can see the firefighters on this hillside. this is where the fire was. they are now telling me the closest home is 100 feet from where they were able to stop the fire so no homes are threatened at this point. they do have one lane of southbound 101 -- we are just before the sir frances drake exit. that lane is shut down so the firefighters can do their work. firefighters from san rafael as well as others around here because we are right on that
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line here on southbound 101. what firefighters are telling me this morning is that this fire started somewhere around 4:00. they started getting calls from people driving by seeing the flames along this grassy hillside just behind this wall. at one point the first firefighter on scene told me it really caught a tree and then, you know, just went up and that made for a dramatic site for the people driving through here. the firefighters were obviously called out. they have found what they believed is a undodd power line back there. they are being careful for obvious safety reasons. not sure if that is how this fire started. again the fire is just kind of behind this wall. they are up there right now. we can hear them putting water on it. we can certainly smell the fire out here. but the homes back behind there still about 100 feet away so there is no concern of that. what they are doing right now is kind of waiting until they get a little more daylight to make sure all of this is out.
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a little more water and just making sure this fire is completely out before they leave this scene which they expect will be in a half-hour or another 45 minutes. >> a major fire is also burning out of control in colorado, as we speak. why the battle has been particularly emotion al for some of the firefighters. >> an ugly dispute at a dog park leaves one man with scratches and bite marks. the wounds aren't from a discoing. >> good morning. westbound 92 traffic moving well heading out to the high rise. we will tell you more coming up. [ man i was deciding what to do
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♪[ music ] >> good morning. low clouds have come flying back to the coast. yesterday warm to not. not today. temperatures take a tumble, 60s, 70s, low to mid 80s. >> steve, thank you. 5:24. hot dry weather in colorado is fueling a big wildfire in the colorado foothills near boulder. hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate from their homes and there are reports dozens of homes have burned including some of the homes of firefighters. high winds have grounded firefighterring planes and helicopters. there is no word of any injuries yet but a loss of the evacuees say they could feel the heat from the flames as they evacuated. crews are expected to return to the petalooma river this morning to clean up an oil
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spill. it covers a two mile stretch of the river. the source of the leak, this old tugboat, being torn apart. that leak was first noticed yesterday morning, so far up to 600 gallons of oil probably have made it into the river. there is reportedly no harm to the wildfire -- wildlife in the area but it is still not clear how long the clean up will take. the cause of the spill remains under investigation. >> a dispute at a popular dog park on the peninsula may lead to a cap on the number of dogs and people allowed in the park at any one time. foster city police say it wasn't a dog but a 69-year-old woman who scratched and bit a 37-year-old man as he tried to break up a dispute between the woman and another dog owner at the dog park. next month a park and recreation committee will consider whether to change the rules. now some people say the economy plays a big part in the increasing number of disputes.
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>> there has been a lot of layoffs and people losing their jobs. i seen a lot of people come into the dog park where you know this is where they come with their pets because they are stressed out. >> some dog owners suggested people are taking dog squirm issues a little too personally, while others say people simply need to use common sense. >> 5:26. six flags in vallejo is reviewing their security procedures after being robbed two times in six weeks. the latest happened sunday night. two gunmen robbed three employees after the park closed. investigators say the robbers cut through a look at an employee only area and climbed over a fence. there are no cameras where that robbery happened. now investigators are trying to figure out if it was an inside job. >> two armed subjects inside the park, dressed with black hooded sweatshirts and like a bandana up over the top of their faces so you could not see what they looked like and
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armed with semi automatic handguns. >> now there was also a robbery in july pat the parking lot pay booths. none of the park guests or employees were hurt in either of the robberies. well, a big fire rips through an east bay motel. the unusual cause that started it all. >> shooting investigations aren't unusual in oakland, but we will tell you the activity that happened within an hour that put a strain on the department. that is all coming up. >> a wildfire in hum bolt county is growing out of control. what bay area firefighters are doing this morning to help. >> good morning.
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good morning to you. welcome back. this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news, tuesday, september the 7th. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. time is 5:31. stephen is back. how is the weather? >> going to be cooler. could drop a good ten degrees. the fog is back in a big way. the sea breeze has established itself so inland temperatures drop a good 10 degrees. now, here is sal. >> steve, right now traffic on 80 is busier on the way out to the macarthur maze.
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no major issues on the bay bridge toll plaza westbound traffic still light into san francisco. 5:31. back to the desk. >> we want to update developing news from marin county right now. fire crews are getting the upper hand on a fire on 101 not far from sir frances drake boulevard. claudine wong is out there with the details. >> reporter: good morning. dave. yes, this is right before sir frances drake boulevard. you can see the chp right now continuing to leave one lane of southbound 101 shut down so firefighters can do their work out here. this is a grass fire they were dealing with. it started sometime after 4:00 this morning. we can take a look over here. you can see the firefighters making their way down the hill a little bit. 4:00 or somewhere there after this morning people driving by started to see the flames along this hillside and called it in. the first firefighter on scene told me you could certainly see it against the night sky and
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took on a tree and when that went up that is when really people started making a lot of phone calls and saying hey there is something pretty serious going on here. when they got here they were able to put it out quickly. they saw the power pole burned so they are trying to figure out if that had something to do with how it started. they are telling me the closest home to all this is about 100 feet away from where they actually stopped this fire so no homes are threatened right now. they had to take down a fence on one of those homes for their firefighterring efforts. right now the plan is these fire trucks are getting ready to pack up because they have kind of done all they can down here. there is a fire truck up on the top on the residential area working off a hydrant so they will keep that truck up there probably a little longer. they are trying to wrap up here in the next several minutes.
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it doesn't look like it is effecting traffic at this hour but they want to get this all out of here certainly before the morning traffic gets underway. they want to make sure when daylight comes they can get a good look at the damage they are dealing with but certainly some spectacular moments as drivers going by this morning as they saw that fire against the backdrop of the early morning sky. live here along the 101, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> overnight firefighters responded to a huge fire at an oakland motel. the flames damaged seven units of the travel inn on west mccart there boulevard and two cars, the fire was reported at about midnight. a traveling kizer nurse from mississippi says she and her co- workers were staying next door to the unit where the fire started: >> the flames was gushing out. it was over the top of the balcony and everything, so it was kind of bad and i am still shaken up a little bit from that. >> that thursday and other
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guests have been relocateed to other parts of the motel not damaged. no one was injured. investigators say the fire was started by a man smoking drugs in one of the rooms. he has been taken to the hospital for evaluation. >> 5:34. it was a busy night for police, called to respond to three shootings, all right about the same time. jade hernandez joining us live. she is in oakland now with that story. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. we are live at oakland police headquarters this morning and last night all within an hour officers were dispatched to three different shootings. the victims survived but this morning the details are still sketchy. we put the locations of the shootings on this map. the first happened at foothill boulevard and 62nd avenue where a man was shot. the second someone shot a woman on 79th avenue and holly street. and then a couple was shot at 36th street and west street. the two victims in that shootic, a man and woman, surviveed their written juries but barely.
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in that particular shooting the man and woman were sitting in their car when they were shot. both were rushed to surgery when they arrived at the hospital and are in critical condition this morning. the department is asking for anyone with any information about the shoots for call police immediately. we have contacted the police department for more information on these shootings and will keep you posted on whether or not the department will be able to link them together. at this point though they don't seem to be connected and no information was released about any of the victims. live at police headquarters in oakland, jade hernandez ktvu channel 2 news. >> 5:36. one man is in custody, another is still on the loose after a high speed police chase and crash in hayward. police say they tried to pull over a driver for talking on his cell phone yesterday put he sped off. the driver struck another car before his car overturned. he and a passenger took off running. now police caught the driver. then they found out he had an
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outstanding warrant. he now faces felony hit-and-run charges and also evading arrest. >> a bay area family is now turning to the public for help in its desperate search for a loved one. >> we just want to make sure she is okay, but if she doesn't want to come back -- >> worried family members have not seen kimmie silver thorn for the past two weeks. they believe the 22-year-old pittsburgh woman may have traveled down to the san jose area to sell magazines door to door. >> -- researched the traveling magazine door to door jobs, they either like lead to death or prostitution, what not -- [ inaudible ] >> -- 5'5"180 to 230 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. there is a picture of her. now she always wears a cross around her neck, the family hopes at the very least she will give them a call. >> 5:thre.
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well the noise you hear while riding on a bart train could be as loud as a jackhammer. the chronicle is reporting that several locations on the transit system can have noise levels loud enough to cause damage to your ears. some of the noisiest rides were from west oakland to the embarcadero, from 24th street to 16th mission in san francisco and from arinda to rock ridge. the experts are saying prolonged exposure to noise could lead to damage. they were exposed to that for a couple of minutes. >> more on that later as well. 5:38 is the time. sal, how is the commute? >> we just saw claudine on the freeway southbound 101 at sir frances drake near larkspur. there was one lane blocked just in case you heard about that
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causing a delay it is not so far. let's take a look at highway 4 westbound good up to the willow pass grade with no major problems there. driving from lafayette over to oakland has been a nice drive and no problems on 580 and 24. also this morning we are looking at westbound bay bridge, that traffic looks good into san francisco. now, here is steve. >> sal, thank you. on this tuesday morning change today. yesterday we had temperatures 80s, 90s, well the fog has come screaming back. september showing signs of being active. hot to cool in 24 hours and today is one of those days as the fog has come back to the coast and will start getting lifted up as that system gets closer, so 50s, 60s, by the coast, 60s, 70s around the bay, and 70s and 80s inland. no doubt about it yesterday cooler, the city was 84, today
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is 64 and pushing it. fog, low clouds, cooler and breezy, mt. tam still 70 but i expect that -- that was 24 hours ago, i expect by this afternoon down 10 maybe 15 degrees by tomorrow morning, a big plunging some of the higher elevation temperatures the lower elevations already cool, sonoma -- some. [ inaudible ] >> pleasanton still mold though at 60. 30s in the mountains but that leading edge of that fog is now beginning to take shape all up and down the coast so it is only a matter of time before -- [ inaudible ] >> -- lift -- >> -- delta, san spab labbe, carquinez straits so everything is in place for that system digging in right there coming down from the pacific northwest and as it does that is going to give us about 4872 hours of dramatic cooling and it starts today. 5 to 20 degrees cooler today. breezy to windy, toward, fairfield gusts up to 3540 miles per hour tonight. so fog on the cost. some of it starting to move locally inland. sunny away from the coast but
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breezy to windy. 50s60s by the beaches, 50s 60s around 3 bay, upper 80s inland at best. cooler tomorrow. a transition thursday, slightly warmer friday and saturday. >> okay. steve. thank you. 45:40. bay area firefighters are on their way to humboldt county right now helping out with a growing wildfire up there burning near the community just south of you are rec car, it started just after 9:00 last it. take a look at video of 21 firefighters leaving from sunol just two hours ago. once they get to the fire line they will be up against rough terrain and strong winds. this fire has burned 300 acres so far, including one structure. it is threatening several more. >> well, it is a second first day of school for some kids. the reason why some children are being bumped from their schools. >> also michael jackson's
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low clouds and fog back. much cooler today. temperatures will drop 20 degrees for some. sunnysh breezy and cooling trend will carry us right into tomorrow. >> steve, thank you. welcome back, good morning to you, here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right now at 5. 44. this morning the coast guard resumes a search in the
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waters near tiberon responding to a frantic may day call. last night a woman made a distress call on the marin radio and told the coast guard she was dealing with some type of emergency but didn't give details. the pastor of a church in florida says he intends to go ahead with his plans to burn the koran this saturday on the anniversary of the september 11th attacks, that is despite warnings from the top u.s. commander in afghanistan that doing that could endanger american troops. in just a couple of hours, police, volunteers and others will return to pittsburgh's keller canyon landfill. they are going to begin day 5 of the painstaking search for frederick salas, the 35-year- old nursing aid from hercules has been missing for almost two weeks. >> well, there is outrage from parents in navato this morning after several children are being forced to transfer schools just two weeks after their first days of class. the problem is overcrowding. school district officials say they overbooked several elementary schools thinking
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that some students would not show up. but now they have to relocate some of those children to make sure the district meets class sizes that gets the maximum funding from the state. the man known as spider dan faces charges of trees passing and creating a public nuisance after climbing one of san francisco's tallest skyscrapers. spectators watched as dan good win scaled the millennium tower. once on the top he unfurled a small american flag. he is a stage 4 cancer survivor and he says that was one of his main reasons for the stunt. >> i needed to conquor it myself and in doing so i felt like i was doing it for all the cancer survivors out there. >> another important reason for the climb was to call attention to the vulnerability of skyscrapers to terrorist attacks. others say it was just a publicity opportunity to promote his new book.
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managers at the tower released a statement after the climb reassuring residents that security was never breached. 5:46, tropical storm hi miniis now hemine is in texas. iran's nuclear chief says tehran has the right to block u.n. inspectors from monitoring its nuclear program, this was in response to a report expressing concern bought iran's decision to ban some of the inspectors. earlier this jeer iran banned two inspect ors from entering the country, accusing them of filing a false report. iran says it is within its rights and denies that its nuclear program is geared towards making weapons.
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>> the 49ers have released fan favorite nate davis. san francisco's third string quarterback has been given his walking papers after just one season. many fans wanted davis to compete with alex smith for the starting job as quarterback but head coach mike singletary had questioned his work ethic. >> his message was simple, love. we will continue to spread his message and help the world. thank you. we love udad. >> all right. so that is a story about michael jackson, actually, and two of his children are attending school in a classroom for the first time, prince and paris are now enrolled in buckley's private school where their father also attended. up until now they were home schooled. also going to buckley are the children's body guards. now they wait outside classrooms and follow them around the campus but a family attorney says they aren't expected to be gone within a
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few weeks. >> 5:48. we have to talk about traffic now. i know sal is watching our commute -- >> yeah- >> -- happening out there? >> you know it is okay, guys. right now we don't have a lot going on. we talked about the fire in marin county on southbound 101. that traffic is actually doing okay driving past the scene anyway. those crews should be out of there soon. all right. let's go outside and take a look at what we have here. bay bridge toll plaza not too bad. westbound traffic continues to look good into the city and all the way across the bridge by the way. also the morning commute is going to be okay driving on 880 in the coliseum. i want to show you the maps because we talked about marin county and the traffic censors not picking up big traffic delays so far. 5:49. here is steve. >> thank you, sam. good morning. a big change today. yesterday temperatures actually on sunday a little bit warmer then yesterday the 80s, 90s not today. we will crash right back down
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into 50s and 60s by the coast. the leading edge of a cold front starting to show itself right there that has ramped up the fog. 60s by the coast, 70s around the bay, upper 70s and low 80s way inland. the city at 55. we will two 59, 62, and a high of 64 and i am probably out on a limb with that because the fog is already there. mt. tam at 70. that is -- now no change from yesterday but i expect that to start to take a tumble as that front gets closer. 48 sonoma. gilroy low 50s outside the square by the way not right on the plaza there. san carlos 56 and pleasanton 60 degrees. 30s in the mountains getting that time of year where it doesn't take much to get scold up there but the days have been nice and warm affidavit least the last couple of days. 50s there. you can see it riot there coming up and also there. now it is still rather shallow so it is having a hard time getting -- lifting up and of the coastal hills but that will
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happen. watch that fog slide through so today cooler, 5 to 20 degrees, that biggest drop will be where you expect it over by the beaches but breezy to windy at times. so fog on the coast, sunny but breezy to windy and it will be noticeably cooler. 50s, 60s to the west, 60s, 70s around the bay, upper 70s, low 80s inland as that system gets closer, much cooler temperatures on wednesday, strong enough to wipe out the fog, sunny on thursday and friday and gradual warming we will take that into the weekend for a little bit warmer. >> thank you, steve. the texas attorney general is investigating how it recommends websites. that is after complaints that the world's biggest search engine has been abusing its powers. neither the company nor texas officials are commenting but insiders say the investigation is focused on google stifling
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competition. 75,000 bags of dog treats are being recalled. the heart natural real beef treats for dogs were sold in 8 ounce bags across the country with the code there. so far there are no reports of dogs getting sick but the company says random samples indicate the presence of bacteria. in border's book stores are teaming up with build a bear workshop. all stores will carry build a bear books and finish toys. in november border stores will host free parties with a build a bear theme featuring singing, dancing and coloring to celebrate the partnership. i think we will have to be there for that. >> i think you would. 5:52. that big earthquake in new zealand did more damage than we first thought. how the quake has deaf defensed new zealand but it is damage
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milpitas, jail officials say that inmate suddenly had trouble breathing then stopped breathing altogether. a nurse and paramedics could not resuscitate him. his name has not yet been released. we are getting word now that 7.1 quake that rocked new zealand over the weekend apparently caused the surface of the earth to lurch 11 feet to the right in some spots. that quake, which hit christ's church, which is new zealand's second largest city, destroyed about 500 buildings, caused $1.4 billion in damage. tough building rules are being credited with saving hundreds of lives. despite all the damage only two significant injuries reported and no one was killed. >> getting a flu shot will be a lot easier this year than last year. >> it was skiery. it took rever to get the shots. i mean i used to call every day. >> vaccine production problems caused shortages and long lines last fall.
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but this year clinics and pharmacies are stocking up on supplies early. the centers for disease control says 30 million doses are available with 130 million more still to come. one more big change, healthcare reform requires medicare and private insurance to wave could pays and deductibles so the shot is free to more people. now our website, ktvu.com has the details on this year's flu season, including new information about who should get vaccinated. now just look for the web link section again under ktvu.com. >> all right. sal is here to give the morning commute a shot in the arm. get it going, sal. >> that and a cap pew chino and i think we will be okay. let's go out and take a look now -- or actually a latte, thank you. no problems on the sunol grade, off to a nice start and light right now pat the toll plaza. let's go pack to dave and pam. >> all right. it is a cry for help but who made the call? the latest on this morning's
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search of bay area waters after getting a may day call. >> plus oakland police investigating a shocking night of violence and victims, what triggered a rash of shootings that all happened around the same time? >> temperatures warmed up on monday. will that trend continue today or will cooler weather take over? send comments to comments@captioncolorado.com captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc.
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